Welcome to Michigan Week!

The 48th Greater West Bloomfield Michigan Week
Virtual Community Awards
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Civic Center TV Channel 15 and
AT&T Channel 99

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS SUPPORTED OUR EFFORTS TO BRING TO THE COMMUNITY ANOTHER MEMORABLE GREATER WEST BLOOMFIELD EVENT.  AND A SPECIAL THANKS TO CCTV AND MOTOWN DIGIAL FOR GIVING US THIS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO HONOR THOSE SO DESERVING.  STAY HOME, STAY SAFE AND WATCH US ON JUNE 24.

20/20 Milestones & New Visions

Greater West Bloomfield volunteers give their time, talent, and personal resources on a daily basis without regard for recognition or promotion.  We invite you to help us celebrate and recognize these individuals and organizations that serve our community year-round.

The Greater West Bloomfield Michigan Week Committee is a non-partisan, non-profit organization.  West Bloomfield Youth Assistance, a 501(c)(3) organization, is the fiscal sponsor for the Breakfast.

2020 Sponsors:  Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian;  Ken and Deb Macon; Comcast Cable;  Rotary Club of West Bloomfield; Dennis B Deutsch; Hot Works, LLC Fine Arts and Fine Craft Shows, Steve and Lisa Kaplan; Robert and Barbara Moretsky and Winning Imprints

You can become a sponsor for 2021 starting now until April 16, 2021.

You can register for the Breakfast starting March 1.  Click on “Register Here” to your right and purchase through PayPal.  Registration is $30 a person.  You may also mail or drop off a check made out to West Bloomfield Youth Assistance, to Greater West Bloomfield Cable Communications Commission, 4510 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48323.  Note Michigan Week Breakfast in Memo line.  Remember to indicate the group you would like to be seated with at the Breakfast when registering.

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Don Weeks—Founder of Michigan Week

don-weeks“Don Weeks, a former State of Michigan Economic Development Director, launched the tradition of “Michigan Week” on May 2, 1954. Mr. Weeks’ vision was to bring the business, labor, government and education communities under one banner to promote Michigan. The idea: an annual “Michigan Week” to allow residents to beat their drums for their state.”


Dr. Seymour Gretchko—Former Superintendent of West Bloomfield School District

S.Gretchko3x5Dr. Seymour Gretchko was the beloved Superintendent of West Bloomfield School District from 1983-2002 and sadly passed away on March 19, 2002 at age 71.  To honor him, one of our communities’ great heroes, the Michigan Week Committee instituted the Dr. Seymour Gretchko Youth Advocate Award.
The focus: A prestigious award that would honor and model the principles and values embraced by Dr. Seymour Gretchko (popularly known as Sy).